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News and Results from the 2017 Convention

The 151st convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island during the weekend of November 10 featured a two-hour presentation by the diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission and passed a resolution "on Long Island Becoming a Sanctuary Diocese." 

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Bishop Provenzano's address to the 151st Diocesan Convention

Highlights include announcement of new "pro-cathedral" designation in Brooklyn, commitment to plant congregations, enhance clergy continuing education, a commitment to youth formation, and more. The address is available both on video and in text.

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Bishop Provenzano's address to the 150th Convention

"Lord Jesus Christ you stretched out your arms of love on the hard wood of the cross that everyone might come within the reach of your saving embrace: So clothe us in your spirit that we, reaching out our hands in love, may bring those who do not know you to the knowledge and love of you; for the honor of your name. Amen."

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